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Thursday, August 12, 2010

MUSIC FOR THE BALINESE SHADOW PLAY


Gendèr Wayang from Teges Kanyinan, Plitan, Bali


NONSUCH RECORDS
H-72037
1970
STEREO





SIDE A:



Pemungkah 22:12
Rebong 4:13

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SIDE B:



Sekati 3:05
Sekar Sungsang 3:12
Sekandi 4:58
Mesem 3:23
Batel 2:36
Rundah 4:17
Tabug Gari 0:41

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Editor's note: I'll be honest, this music grows on you rather fast and then grows tiring by side B. Which only proves that nice, soothing sounds can only soothe the beast within for so long. My time limit is apparently about 26 minutes. A good listen nonetheless with great acoustics.

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